Updating vista hosts file
Here are four of the most common problems Spy Hunter customers encounter when activating or updating Spy Hunter and ways to solve them.Your Spy Hunter is now successfully activated on your computer, and you will not need to go through this process again.
Because changes are seen immediately, you might be seeing another DNS cache in your application.
this issue happens usually when you're working on Win Vista/7 with UAC turned on.
*** on Win8 you can't just edit the file and save it on it's original location. later replace the original file with the new one you saved on the desktop using the file explorer's Copy-Paste.
It does happen eventually but to speed up the process I use: nbtstat -R "-R (Reload) Purges and reloads the remote cache name table" I have tried ipconfig /flushdns but it did not work for me. Or run it from a command prompt with administrator privileges] Powershell cmdlets Set-Hosts Entry and Remove-Hosts Entry no reboot needed, can be scheduled, could probably be triggered upon connection to specific Wifi or Network names Syntax: Set-Hosts Entry -IPAddress 10.5.6.7 -Host Name 'myserver' and Remove-Hosts Entry -Host Name 'myserver' install as part of carbon package from worked for me and my temporary internal email server. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).
Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?